1.0 OverviewWe will be launching from Orford and canoeing to Hanover with two nights of camping. This is a simple introduction to a canoe trip. Everyone in the troop is encouraged to come. It is also a shake down for the week long trip in July.
2.1 DescriptionWe will meet at the Community center Saturday Morning and check our equipment. We will then drive to Orford and launch from the boat ramp. We will camp the first night at Roaring Brook and the second night at Patchen Point. We finish at the Ledyard Canoe Club in Hanover. We will be cooking as a group.
2.2 Schedule of EventsSaturday 27 Jun
1000 -- Community Center - Check Equipment
1030 -- Head North to Orford
1100 -- Arrive at Orford Boat Launch, unload and launch.
1130 -- Canoe Skills
1300 -- Lunch
1600 -- Roaring Brook
1800 -- Supper
2100 -- Lights Out
Sunday 28 Jun
Monday 29 Jun
2.3 Expected Conditions and DifficultyThis is a easy paddle. We are covering about 20 miles. The river has very little current, so we are not much assisted by that.
2.4 Special RequirementsOpen to all Boy Scouts, Scouters, and parents. All participants must have passed the BSA Swimmer Test.
3.0 Administration and Logistics
3.1 Announcement Date: 6 May 09
3.2 Roster Closing Date: 24 May 09
3.3 Costs$30 for food. The $30 fee is due at the Wednesday June 24 Troop Meeting. Please bring cash so Billy can spend it right away.
This is a 100% uniformed outing! Class A uniform is required for travel and for flags; class B otherwise.
3.4.2 Patrol Equipment
3.4.3 Troop Equipment
3.5 Transportation PlanDrop-off Point: Community Center
Drop-off Time: 1000 Sat 27 Jun
Pick-up Point: Leyard Canoe Club
Pick-up Time: 1000 Mon 29 Jun
We still need volunteers to drive to Orford.
4.1 Planning Committee
4.2 Adult Leaders
Approved TPS 22Jun09